Published: Thu, June 06, 2019
Global News | By Blake Casey

North Korea suspends Mass Games after Kim Jong Un criticized famous show

North Korea suspends Mass Games after Kim Jong Un criticized famous show

'It's been going pretty well because there hasn't been testing of anything major and frankly there's been no nuclear testing a long period of time, ' said Trump. She had accompanied him to his summits with U.S. President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in and had joined other dignitaries in the stands at last year's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Kim and his wife were among the elite at the premiere of the games on Monday in Pyongyang, but North Korea's leader was unhappy with the event's organizers, state media said.

Senior envoy Kim Hyok Chol, who the Chosun reported had been executed along with four Foreign Ministry officials for betrayal, has not been seen by the media since the end of the Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi, Vietnam, in February.

CNN contested that report earlier this week, citing unnamed sources and reportedly current footage that appears to show the senior diplomat at an art performance a few feet away from the North Korean leader.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Friday that he was looking into the allegations, but did not have more to add.

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He went on to defend his North Korean counterpart saying quote "They like to blame Kim Jong-un immediately, but they said he was killed and he wasn't".

In May, he said he agreed with the North Korean leader's criticism of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a Democratic presidential candidate.

Kim said last month said he will give the USA until the end of the year to change its approach.

"The U.S. would be well-advised to change its current method of calculation and respond to our request as soon as possible", the official said in the statement. "There is a limit to our patience". Both sides remain inflexible with their demands: The Kim regime insists the USA should lift punishing economic sanctions, though the Trump administration has stated it will not do so until it has confirmation of North Korea's denuclearization. News organization Defense One reported Tuesday that North Korea's 2017 nuclear tests were significantly more powerful than analysts had previously thought.

Those themes were present in this year's show, but there were some changes, including for the first time huge images of Mr Kim alongside the usual portraits of his father and grandfather, according to attendees.

The summit in Hanoi fell apart when Trump said Kim had failed to offer enough nuclear weapons or ballistic missiles in exchange for lifting global sanctions.

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